Program Year Highlights

2021

Fourteen Community Projects will be funded in 2021.  This represents a total of  $1,771,954.00.

Projects funded are as follows:

  • Village of Springville – Smart Growth – Franklin Street Streetscape Phase III and Eaton Park Improvements - $325,000
  • City of Lackawanna – Center Street Complete Road Reconstruction - $150,000
  • Town of Holland – Town of Holland Senior Van - $39,162
  • Village of Orchard Park – ADA Sidewalk Ramp Improvements Project - $50,000
  • Town of Newstead – LED Lighting and Restroom Upgrades for Newstead Senior Center - $31,829
  • City of Tonawanda –Sanitary Sewer Relining – Grove and Minerva– $150,000
  • Village of Alden – Drainage of Elm Street and Broadway/Exchange Street - $150,000
  • Town of Elma – Senior Center Improvements - $50,249
  • Village of Gowanda – Business District Parking Lot Improvements - $150,000
  • Town of Concord – Senior Center Parking Lot Paving – $60,000
  • Town of Eden – Green Street and Welch Lane Sidewalk Replacement and ADA Compliance - $45,714
  • Village of North Collins – Water Main Loop Project - Park/Harrison/Railroad –  $150,000
  • Town of Boston –Meadow Drive/Ripple Drive Water Main Replacement - $150,000
  • Various Communities - Rural Transit Transportation Service: $270,000

Infrastructure improvements within low/moderate-income areas of the Consortium will continue to be a focus.  Projects include sidewalk replacements, water/sewer work and street improvements.

The Rural Transit Service (RTS) Program operates within 25 of the 34 Consortium municipalities.  It is a popular and successful human service for low/moderate-income residents as well as senior citizens.

The Housing Rehabilitation and Mobile Home Repair programs continue to be very successful with wait lists in effect for each program.  Priority is given to those residing in target areas and older housing stock as well as having lower incomes.  The Rental Rehabilitation Program will assist in improving more rental units this year.  In 2021, additional funding will be allocated to the Lead Remediation Program.  This is a grant program for homeowners with children under the age of 6 with lead hazards in the home.

2020

Thirteen Community Projects were funded in 2020. This represents a total of $1,554,791.41.

Projects funded are as follows: 

  • City of Lackawanna – Smart Growth Project – Ridge Road Memorial Park Recreational Improvements - $325,000
  • Town of Colden – Bread of Life Outreach Food Pantry Improvements - $100,000
  • Town of Eden –  Senior Van Replacement - $25,650
  • Town of Alden – Roof Replacement for the Alden Senior Center - $92,600
  • City of Tonawanda –Sanitary Sewer Relining – Gibson and Prospect Streets -  $83,500
  • Village of  Depew – Sidewalk Replacement Project – Terrace Boulevard, Warsaw Street and Argus Drive - $99,375
  • Village of Angola  - North  Main Street Maple to Woodward Waterline Replacement - $100,000
  • City of Lackawanna – Milnor Avenue Road Reconstruction Project - $100,000
  • Town of North Collins – North Collins Senior Center Upgrades - $96,166.41
  • Village of North Collins – Front Street Waterline Installation – Front, Woode and Pine - $100,000
  • Village of  Akron – ADA Compliant Sidewalk Apron and Crosswalk for the Village of Akron Central Business District -$62,500
  • Town of West Seneca – Road Milling and Resurfacing of Duerstein Street, Edson Street and Kirkwood Drive - $100,000
  • Various Communities - Rural Transit Transportation Service: $270,000

Infrastructure improvements within low/moderate-income areas of the Consortium will continue to be a focus.  Projects include sidewalk replacements, water/sewer work and street improvements.

The Rural Transit Service (RTS) Program operates within 25 of the 34 Consortium municipalities.  It is a popular and successful human service for low/moderate-income residents as well as senior citizens.

The Housing Rehabilitation and Mobile Home Repair programs continue to be very successful with wait lists in effect for each program.  Priority is given to those residing in target areas and older housing stock as well as having lower incomes.  The Rental Rehabilitation Program will assist in improving more rental units this year.  In 2020, additional funding will be allocated to the Lead Remediation Program.  This is a grant program for homeowners with children under the age of 6 with lead hazards in the home.

2019

Fifteen Community Projects were funded in 2019. This represents a total of $1,522,628.

Projects funded were as follows:

  • City of Lackawanna –Milling and Paving of Holbrook Street - $100,000
  • City of Tonawanda – Gibson and Wheeler Street Sanitary Sewer Lining - $100,000
  • Town of Brant – Senior Center Improvements Project - $100,000
  • Town of Evans – Senior Center Renovations - $100,000
  • Town of West Seneca – Road Milling and Resurfacing Project:  Emporium Avenue, Eldred Avenue and Gordon Avenue- $100,000
  • Town of Boston – Town Hall ADA Elevator Improvements - $100,000
  • Town of Lancaster  – Senior Center Rehabilitation and ADA Improvements - $51,413
  • Town of Sardinia – Manion Park ADA Restroom Improvements - $100,000
  • Town of Clarence - Clarence Senior Center Bus - $59,834
  • Town of Aurora - Aurora Senior Center HVAC/Furnace Project - $72,619
  • Village of Depew - Gould, Terrace, Bloomfield, Meridian, Minden and Marengo Sidewalk Replacement - $100,000
  • Village of Gowanda – Hollywood Theater Renovations -  $100,000
  • Village of Springville – Well #1 Replacement - $100,000
  • Village of Lancaster – Smart Growth Improvements – Central Avenue - $201,215
  • Various Communities - Rural Transit Service: $270,000

Infrastructure improvements within low/moderate-income areas of the Consortium will continue to be a focus.  Projects include sidewalk replacements, water/sewer work and street improvements.

The Rural Transit Service (RTS) Program operates within 25 of the 34 Consortium municipalities.  It is a popular and successful human service for low/moderate-income residents as well as senior citizens.

The Housing Rehabilitation, Rental Rehabilitation and Mobile Home Repair programs continue to be very successful with wait lists in effect for each program.  Priority is given to those residing in target areas and older housing stock, as well as having lower incomes.  The Rental Rehabilitation Program will assist in improving more homes this year.  A new program that began in 2017 is the Lead Remediation Program.  This is a grant program for homeowners with children under the age of 6 with lead hazards in the home.

Three economic development projects will be funded this year. This represents a total of $317,006 as well as a Smart Growth project in the Village of Lancaster for $201,215. The Smart Growth project will fund physical improvements on Central Avenue in the Village’s Central Business District. 

2018

Fifteen Community Projects were funded in 2018. This represents a total of $1,649,368.00 in Community Development Block Grant Funds. Infrastructure improvements within low/moderate-income areas of the Consortium continue to be a focus.  Projects include sidewalk replacements, water/sewer work, and street improvements. Projects funded are as follows:

  • Town of Concord – Concord Senior Center Generator Installation Project: $50,000
  • Town of Grand Island – Town Hall Handicap Accessible Elevator: 189,000
  • Village of Akron – Village Hall ADA Entrance and Parking: $82,175
  • Village of Alden – Elm Street Sidewalk Improvements; $100,000
  • Village of Lancaster – Brady Avenue and Cambria Street Sanitary Sewer Reconstruction: $100,000
  • Town of Orchard Park – Burmon Drive Sidewalk Replacement: $78,759
  • Village of Depew – Hawro Road, Manitou Street and Terrace Boulevard Sidewalk Replacement: $100,000
  • Town of West Seneca – Road Milling and Resurfacing Project – Benson Avenue, Dirkson Avenue and Wichita Road: $100,000
  • Town of Elma – Senior Center Roof and Building Rehabilitation: $62,670
  • City of Lackawanna – Madison Avenue, Jackson Avenue and Elm Street Milling and Paving Project: $100,000
  • City of Lackawanna – Milling and Paving of the Lackawanna Public Library Parking Lot and Adjacent Event Lot: $100,000
  • Town of Marilla – Elevator Installation: $91,080
  • Town of Newstead – Kitchen Equipment for Newstead Senior Center: $25,684
  • City of Tonawanda – Wheeler Street Sanitary Sewer Lining: $100,000
  • City of Lackawanna – Former Lincoln School Demolition Project: $100,000
  • Various Communities, Rural Transit Service: $270,000
  • Infrastructure improvements within low/moderate-income areas of the Consortium will continue to be a focus.  Projects include sidewalk replacements, water/sewer work, and street improvements.
  • The Rural Transit Service (RTS) Program operates within 25 of the 34 Consortium municipalities.  It is a popular and successful human service for low/moderate-income residents as well as senior citizens.
  • The Housing Rehabilitation, Rental Rehabilitation, and Mobile Home Repair programs continue to be very successful with wait lists in effect for each program.  Priority is given to those residing in target areas and older housing stock, as well as having lower incomes.  The Rental Rehabilitation Program will assist in improving more homes this year.
  • One economic development project for $325,000 will be funded this year.  The Smart Growth project in the Village of Alden will fund streetscape improvements on Broadway’s Central District with improved walkability and enhanced pedestrian safety.
  • Two significant smart growth projects were completed in 2017 within the Villages of Angola and Gowanda.  The project In Angola included construction of a sidewalk on Mill Street and the installation of ADA accessible playground equipment in Herman Park.   The project in the Village of Gowanda involved improvements to South Water Street at Creekside Park which included parking lot paving, new curbs, benches and lighting.
2017

Nine Community Projects were funded in 2017. This represents a total of $1,198,290.

Projects funded are as follows:

  • Town of Orchard Park, Burmon Drive Road Reconstruction: $150,000
  • Town of Alden, Update Kitchen Facilities at Town Senior/Community Center: $43,116
  • Village of Gowanda, Hollywood Theater Façade Restoration: $135,000
  • Village of Orchard Park,  ADA Parking  Improvements: $142,496
  • Village of Akron, Marshall Avenue, Morgan Street, Cedar Street Waterline Loop: $150,000
  • City of Lackawanna, Demolition of Former Friendship House Building: $150,000
  • City of Lackawanna, Environmental Remediation of Former Friendship House Building: $150,000
  • Town of Newstead, Newstead Senior Center Computer and Technology Project: $10,207
  • Various Communities, Rural Transit Service: $267,471
  • Infrastructure improvements within low/moderate-income areas of the Consortium will continue to be a focus.  Projects include sidewalk replacements, water/sewer work, and street improvements.
  • The Rural Transit Service (RTS) Program operates within 25 of the 34 Consortium municipalities.  It is a popular and successful human service for low/moderate-income residents as well as senior citizens.
  • The Housing Rehabilitation, Rental Rehabilitation, and Mobile Home Repair programs continue to be very successful with wait lists in effect for each program.  Priority is given to those residing in target areas and older housing stock, as well as having lower incomes.  The Rental Rehabilitation Program will assist in improving more homes this year.
  • Six economic development projects will be funded this year. This represents a total of $849,264, as well as a Smart Growth project in the Village of Angola for $116,442. This project will fund construction of a sidewalk on Mill Street and the installation of ADA accessible playground equipment in Herman Park.
  • A significant smart growth project was underway in 2016 within the Village of Springville. This project included streetscape improvements on Factory Street within the central business district with improved walkability, enhanced pedestrian safety, improved corridor aesthetics and pack accessibility from Factory Street.  The project utilized over $606,000 in federal and local funds.
2016

Ten Community Projects will be funded in 2016. This represents approximately 32% of the entitlement grant allocation for a total of $1,160,452.

Projects funded are as follows:Infrastructure improvements within low/moderate-income areas of the Consortium will continue to be a focus. Projects include sidewalk replacements, water/sewer work, and street improvements.

  • Town of Lancaster, Senior Van Acquisition: $50,352
  • Town of Brant, Senior/Community Center ADA Improvements: $18,750
  • City of Tonawanda, Erie Road Sanitary Sewer Relining: $100,000
  • Village of Depew, Bloomfield, Warsaw, Calumet Sidewalk Replacement : $100,000
  • City of Lackawanna, Center Street Reconstruction: $100,000
  • Town of West Seneca, Birchwood, N. Covington, Burch and Grace Streets  Road Reconstruction: $100,000
  • Village of North Collins, Road Reconstruction: $100,000
  • Town of Clarence, Main Street Sidewalk Installation: $100,000
  • Village of Akron, Hoag Avenue Sidewalk/Curb Replacement: $66,450
  • Village of Gowanda, Hollywood Theater Restoration Improvements: $65,900
  • Town of Grand Island, Former Nike Base Demolition Project: $89,000
  • Various Communities, Rural Transit Service: $270,000
  • The Rural Transit Service (RTS) Program operates within 25 of the 34 Consortium municipalities. It is a popular and successful human service for low/moderate-income residents as well as senior citizens.
  • The Housing Rehabilitation, Rental Rehabilitation, and Mobile Home Repair programs continue to be very successful with wait lists in effect for each program. Priority is given to those residing in target areas and older housing stock, as well as having lower incomes.
  •  The Rental Rehabilitation Program will assist in improving more homes this year.
  • Three economic development projects will be funded this year. This represents approximately 22% of the entitlement grant allocation for a total of $597,895, as well as a Smart Growth project in the City of Tonawanda for $325,000. This project will fund improvements to a municipal parking lot adjacent to the City's central business district. Other projects will include demolition of blighted structures in strategic locations and improvements to neighborhood facilities in central business districts.
  • A significant smart growth project was completed in 2015 within the Village of Springville. This project included streetscape improvements on Franklin and Mechanic Streets within the central business district with improved walkability, enhanced pedestrian safety, and improved corridor aesthetics. Franklin Street was shortened to allow for more pedestrian friendly sidewalks as part of the project. The project utilized over $687,000 in federal and local fund
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